A multigrade classroom is a single classroom that hosts a class made up of students in multiple grades. The students can be of different ages or of the same ages but in different grade levels. There is usually only one teacher, or a teacher and an assistant, per class.Continue Reading
These classrooms are found in both small and large schools. Small schools often have them because of a small number of students per grade. Putting two or more grades into a single classroom keeps costs down and gives the teacher a full class to teach. Larger schools sometimes combine grades when the enrollment does not provide the right number of students for a final, full class in each grade. Multigrade classrooms were common in the past, and in third world countries they are still rampant.
Multigrade classrooms are also called multiage classrooms and split-grade classrooms. Students in these classrooms still receive the required education for their grade level and do not usually have any negative educational affects. In some cases, the younger children actually perform better than expected or anticipated due to their interaction with older students. The added diversity in the classroom also helps the children learn to socialize with different groups in the school.Learn more about K-12
Tips for staying awake in class include sitting in the front row of the classroom or lecture hall, staying hydrated, and eating a balanced breakfast that does not consist of sugary foods. Light exercise in the mornings or adopting a cardiovascular routine can also provide needed energy. Getting enough sleep the night before a class is often the single most effective way to stay awake and alert.Full Answer >
As of 2015, Simple Machines and The Compound Machine are Edhead's games for students in grades two through six. Simple Machines helps students identify simple and compound machines. The Compound Machine provides practice with understanding and predicting forces.Full Answer >
Two 18-year-old students were arrested in June 2015 for hacking into San Dimas High School's computer network and changing the grades of 120 classmates. The pair allegedly charged an undisclosed number of the students $500 each for the service, while tampering with the scores of others just to throw off authorities.Full Answer >
TenMarks provides educational resources for math students and teachers in grades one to 12, as of 2015. The program uses technology to make math engaging for the student while enabling the teacher to comply with Common Core standards. The content is divided into standards, or lessons, that include learning objectives, rigorous concept development, mathematical practices, content progression and varying levels of depth of knowledge. Common student misconceptions are also discussed, so students know why they are incorrect.Full Answer >